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Midway in Woodford County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Land bought in 1876 by 8 members of “Midway Sons & Daughters of Relief,” community org. & lodge. Final resting place of veterans as well as former slaves who became great leaders in Midway’s African American community. Famous horseman, Edward Dudley Brown, is buried here in an unmarked grave. It is oldest cemetery in Midway.
 
Erected 2013 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2411.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 9.055′ N, 84° 41.251′ W. Marker is in Midway, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is at the intersection of Wausau Place and West Buren Street, on the left when traveling north on Wausau Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wausau Place, Midway KY 40347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midway Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Matthew A.M.E. Church
Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Midway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midway Christian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman (approx. ¼ mile away); "Sue Mundy" Here (approx. ¼ mile away); Morgan at Midway (approx. ¼ mile away); Pilgrim Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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